Liberal Democrat London mayoral candidate Caroline Pidgeon has pledged to continue Boris Johnson’s push for mandatory retrofitting of additional passenger-side windows in HGVs operating in the capital. She also called for more safety training for drivers to protect “vulnerable road users”, as she launched her campaign for a rush-hour HGV ban this morning (23 February). Pidgeon told Motortransport.co.uk she would “absolutely” continue Johnson’s push for compulsory retrofitting if she won the election in May, and would also encourage increased use […]
Pallet-Track has opened a southern hub in Hertfordshire’s Welwyn Garden City, a move it claims will save 500,000 extra miles of transport per year for shipments heading into the capital.
London mayor Boris Johnson has abandoned plans to introduce a Euro-4 NOx standard for trucks operating in the London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in 2015, but buses will still have to comply.
Although the heroics of Team GB at London 2012 already feel like a long time ago, UPS, which was named logistics and express delivery partner to the Games in January 2009, doesn’t officially wrap up its involvement until the end of this month. The winding down and effective closure of two warehouses, in Stevenage and the Port of Tilbury, will bring the curtain down on a supply chain that handled 30 million items, and dealt with everything from demanding broadcasters, […]